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[Avatars of Vishnu], 1800s.

Publication:
1800s.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (63 leaves) : palm leaf, ill. ; 5 x 13 cm.
Subjects:
Hindu literature, Oriya.
Krishna (Hindu deity).
Rāma (Hindu deity).
Vishnu (Hindu deity) -- Art.
Avatars (Religion).
Monsters -- India.
Form/Genre:
Prayers.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Oriya script).
Summary:
Text praising and illustrating the major avatāras of the Hindu deity Viṣṇu, including Kṛṣṇa and Rāma, focusing especially on their defeat of various demons.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Includes 36 illustrations.
Written in 3 lines per leaf.
Penn Provenance:
Sold by Sam Fogg Ltd. (London), the catalog Dreams, devotion and romance : illustrated manuscripts from India (2010), no. 18.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Indic 1
OCLC:
651040398
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